Reviews of books of interest to Natural Parents
Latest research about the Natural Parent experience
Many written BY mothers, proclaiming our truths.

Videos, Films and Documentaries

Out of the Fog (30 min video)

REVIEW : The video streams from the Internet site. It is not downloadable, and requires RealPlayer to be seen.

Unlocking the Heart of Adoption ~ Sheila Ganz

Book Reviews

Adoptee Trauma ~ Heather Carlini

Adoption and Loss: The Hidden Grief ~ Evelyn Burns Robinson

Adoption and Recovery: Solving the Mystery of Reunion ~ Evelyn Burns Robinson

Adoption Healing, A Path to Recovery ~ Joe Soll

Adoption Healing, A Path to Recovery ~ Joe Soll and Karen Wilson Buterbaugh

The Adoption Reunion Survival Guide ~ J. J. Bailey & L. N. Giddens

Ambiguous Loss ~ Pauline Boss

Banished Babies ~ Mike Milott

BirthBond ~ Judith S. Gediman and Linda P. Brown

Birth Mother Trauma ~ Heather Carlini

Brother & Sister ~ Joanna Trollope

Can You Wave Bye Bye, Baby? ~ Elyse Gasco

Chasing Away the Shadows ~ Zara Phillips

Disturbing the Peace ~ Nancy Newman

Ever After: Fathers and the Impact of Adoption ~ Gary Coles

Fast Track Adoption ~ Susan Burns

The Gift Wrapped in Sorrow ~ Jane Guttman, D.C.

The Girls Who Went Away ~ Marilyn Churley

The Girls Who Went Away ~ Ann Fessler

Gone to an Aunt's ~ Anne Petrie

Growing in the Dark ~ Janine M. Baer

Ithaka, A Daughter's Memoir Of Being Found ~ Sarah Saffian

The Language of Blood ~ Jane Jeong Trenka

Love Child, A Memoir of Adoption, Reunion, Loss and Love ~ Sue Elliot

Looking For Lost Bird ~ Yvette Melanson with Claire Safran

Missing Sarah ~ Maggie deVries

Not Remembered, Not Forgotten ~ Robert Allan Hafetz

Rebecca's Law: Sojourn of a Stolen Father ~ Rohan McEnor

Reunion: The Search for my Birth Family ~ Madelene Allen ("Ferg")

Sacred Bond: The Legacy of Baby M ~ Phyllis Chesler

Saying Goodbye to a Baby ~ Patricia Roles

The Other Mother ~ Carol Schaefer

The Primal Wound ~ Nancy Verrier

The Same Smile ~ Susan Mello Souza with Joanne Medeiros Harrington

The Stranger Who Bore Me: Adoptee-Birth Mother Relationships ~ Karen March

Transparent: Seeing Through the Legacy of Adoption ~ Gary Cole

Surrendered Child: A Birthmother's Journey ~ Karen Salyer McElmurray

Wake Up Little Susie ~Ricki Solinger

Waiting to Forget ~ Margaret Moorman

Wanted: First Child ~ Rebecca Harsin.

Whose Child? ~ Kasey Hamner

OTHERS (some linked to reviews)

Birthmother Research Project ~ Judy Kelly

Lifelong Issues in Adoption ~ D. N. Silverstein and S. Kaplan

Reunion: A Year in Letters ~ K. Hern and E. M. Carlson

Shedding Light on the Dark Side of Adoption ~ M. Riben


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